Electrical Engineering Technical Team Lead

Enigma People Solutions
Edinburgh, Midlothian
12 Jun 2017
12 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Enigma People Solutions is excited to be recruiting an Electrical Engineering Technical Team Lead for an outstanding, well funded start up organisation that has the ambition to change the world. Building on proven and new technology our client is building a new team in Edinburgh that will optimise and commercialise an innovation set to change existing electricity grid architecture.

Our client is formed from the desire to solve global challenges facing our society and environment. Specifically, with innovation in deep tech, they are revolutionising energy distribution systems.

Reporting directly to the CTO you will take a technical leadership role over a new R&D engineering team being established to complete this project along with the existing core team. As the technical team leader of the electrical and hardware aspects of the project you will manage the team culture, providing guidance and assistance through the design and analysis process. You will also manage the technical development and delivery of all physical design aspects of the project, all the way through to full commercialisation.

In this role you will:

Provide direction and leadership to all members of the team on research, requirements development

Manage scope and schedule for the project through a dynamic functional requirements process

Facilitate research and development operations to enable optimum productivity for your team

Review and sign off on documentation including research papers, design documents, and test plans

Interact with clients and partner companies/institutions

Utilise design by rationalised constraint

Undertake scientific research and data acquisition to inform design pathway opportunities

Complete sophisticated conceptual design based on functional and non-functional requirements

Use advanced simulation tools to produce high fidelity models of electromagnetic and electronic systems, both static and dynamic

Undertake lab based testing of physical hardware

Design and implement algorithms for evolutionary design

Analyse test data and iterate design schematics for improvement

Work on collaboration projects with partner universities in UK, US and Australia

Key skills required:

Power systems and electrical knowledge and design ability

Requirements analysis

Static and dynamic simulation modelling and analysis

Demonstrated knowledge and expertise of the application of systems engineering

Advanced systematic and logical problem solving skills.

Engineering elegant solutions to allow us to process large amount of data on tight timescales

Knowledge of various software platforms including SPICE and ANSYS is desirable

An understanding of agile practices

Required Experience

BEng / BSc Degree in Electrical Engineering, Power Systems, Physics or equivalent

Strong experience in industry (or academic research) fields related to electrical and power systems

Competencies (traits and attributes)

Reliably manage scope and schedule

Lead and empower team to accomplish targets and goals

Considered and rational thinker

Open-minded and creative problem solver